Matthias & Maxime

Canada, 2019, 119 min.

Director

Xavier Dolan

Producer

Xavier Dolan,
Nancy Grant

Scenario

Xavier Dolan

Rights Holder

Seville International

Rights Holder for Belarus

Russian Report Television Agency

DOP

André Turpin

Production

Sons of Manuel

Two childhood best friends are asked to share a kiss for the purposes of a student short film. Soon, a lingering doubt sets in, confronting both men with their preferences, threatening the brotherhood of their social circle, and, eventually, changing their lives.

HONORS
2019 Cannes IFF (France) – Official Selection
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Xavier Dolan - 1

Xavier Dolan

Director, actor, writer. Born in Montreal, Canada, in 1989. His first feature film I KILLED MY MOTHER (2009), followed by HEARTBEATS (2010) and LAURENCE ANYWAYS (2012) brought him international critical acclaim. TOM AT THE FARM (2013) screened at the Venice Film Festival and won the FIPRESCI Prize. His next feature MOMMY (2014) was awarded the Jury Prize at Cannes and the César for Best Foreign Feature. His latest success, IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD (2016) is both César (including Best Director Award) and Cannes winner.

Selected filmography

I killed my mother (2009)

Heartbeats (2010)

Laurence anyways (2012)

Tom at the farm (2013)

Mommy (2014)

It's only the end of the world (2016)